Tag :marriage

Posted on 17 Feb 2016
Valentine’s Day Is Just Another Day

My personal views on Valentine’s Day as a wife and couple’s therapist… My husband and I have been together for 17 years and we will celebrate 12 years of being happily married this year and we have NEVER celebrate...

Posted on 02 Feb 2016
Making Marriage Work

This morning, as my husband and I are preparing to start our day, I reflected on our marriage of 12 years and why it has worked so well for us. 1. Not only are we deeply in love and are very attracted to each other, but...

Posted on 03 Jun 2015
A Survivor’s Guide To Divorce & Remarriage

We live in a world fascinated with consignment. Everyone loves to get a bargain on something they consider a luxury. Some however view this same situation as ‘used’ or second-hand. No matter how you slice it, just b...

Posted on 11 Jul 2014
Of Gifts, Witnessing and Time Immemorial …

"papillon214" by valérie kuki Each of our daughters has provided me a unique gift with the presence of their lives in mine. Our eldest, a twenty-six year old senior law student exemplifies the epitome of loyalty. Tha...

Posted on 17 Jun 2014
Of Marriage, Freedom, and A First Pregnancy …

Wisdom Cards - Affirmations - Louise Hay by JCT(Loves)Streisand* My first pregnancy occurred when I was twenty-seven. It was planned. A young minister’s wife had said, after hearing my lament the emptiness I was feeli...

Posted on 13 Jun 2014
Of Patterns by Vogue, Seeking Perfection and The Inner Critic …

Wisdom Cards - Affirmations - Louise Hay by JCT(Loves)Streisand* Leaving my mother and marrying my husband did not free me of her words, nor her way of thinking and perceiving myself and the world. It, in fact, strength...

Posted on 20 May 2014
Of The Good Daughter, Marriage and A Different Path …

"Lotus Flower" by Bahman Farzad When I think back on my late teens and early twenties--I met my now husband when I was seventeen years old--I am amazed that I married, that he wanted me and that we have remained togethe...

Posted on 16 Apr 2014
Of Mothers, Admiration, and Forfeited Goals …

"Admiration" by RasMarley Despite the difficulties I had with my mother I admired much about her. That I admired so much about a woman who could be abusive speaks to the craziness of our relationship and my own struggle...

Posted on 07 Apr 2014
Choosing to Consciously Uncouple

Recently, Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she and her husband, Chris Martin, are splitting up after ll years of marriage. She stated on her goop.com blog that she and Chris have “come to the conclusion that while we...

Posted on 02 Apr 2014
Of Mothers, Admiration, and Forfeited Goals …

"Admiration" by RasMarley Despite the difficulties I had with my mother I admired much about her. That I admired so much about a woman who could be abusive speaks to the craziness of our relationship and my own strugg...